Tagged: science blogging

Sciblogs 2.0 coming soon – wanna get involved? - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Jun 26, 2015

After nearly six years in operation, Australasia’s largest blog network is getting a facelift and some fresh voices. Sciblogs features commentary from around 30 scientists and science writers and is consistently ranked among the country’s top 10 blogs based on Sitemeter statistics. But the platform is well overdue for a revamp and will soon be relaunched with a … Read More

All the science that is fit to blog – an analysis of science blogging practice - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Apr 25, 2015

Those who use blog software as the media to distribute their science writing might like to browse Paige Brown Jarreau’s summary of her Ph.D. thesis, All the Science That is Fit to Blog: an analysis of science blogging practice, or to download a PDF copy of it. You can also download the data and figures. Read More

Calling science bloggers - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Dec 02, 2014

Ph.D. candidate Paige Brown Jarreau at Louisiana State University is surveying science bloggers about their blogging practices as part of her PhD project in the science of science blogging. Qualifying science blogs can examine “scientific research, science communication, science policy, science in society, science in academia, and/or other science-related concepts or events.” (That should cover just … Read More

The changing face of science communication - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jul 12, 2010

All the reports from the inquiries into the climategate issue are worth reading. It is the nature of thoughtful inquiries that not only are problems identified, claims checked and unjustified accusations refuted. There are also usually some suggestions for improvements. I think the attention that has been paid to issues like peer review, importance of [...] … Read More

In which I join the 'hello readers!' meme - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Jul 07, 2010

And it’s not just a cheerful greeting, either. Rather, it’s an encouragement for our blogs’ readers to step forward, say hi, and introduce themselves. Started, well, multiple times in various ways, the most recent instance thereof is superhero science blogger** Ed Yong resurrecting his own meme.  ‘Cause you can do … Read More

Sciblogs featured in the Taranaki Daily News - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Jan 30, 2010

Today’s Taranaki Daily News carries a piece by Helen Harvey in its feature section looking at Sciblogs and some of its contributors. The feature isn’t online, but you can read it in full below… view full screen for larger text size. [slideshare id=3027093&doc=tdnpiece-100129210305-phpapp01&type=d] … Read More